Master Groups

Read below and get a better idea of each Master Group and/or Committee does. If you click a Master Group hyperlink then you will be relocated to that particular Master Group page, where you can read past Meeting Minutes, see who the Chair and Vice-Chair are, and more.
 
Communications Master Group
Responsible for the distribution of CAAR's message to both the members and to the public. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Member communications (e.g., e-newsletter, surveys, etc.)
  • Member recognition and awards
  • Media relations
  • Website feedback and guidance
  • Community involvement
Emerging Technologies Master Group
Responsible for working with staff and leadership to investigate, evaluate, and recommend new tools and technologies for the benefit of CAAR members. This group's activities often support the work of other Master Group and result in collaborative projects. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Technologies that improve our business
  • MLS systems and policies
  • MLS/Data services
  • Evaluating business trends
  • New member benefits
MLS Master Group (Appointed Managing / Supervising Brokers Only)
Responsible for all electronic member services. Areas of responsibility include:
  • MLS systems and policies
  • MLS data collection, data sharing and data distribution
Operations Master Group
The main administrative arm of CAAR. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Budgeting
  • Volunteer leadership recruitment/recommendations
  • Maintaining CAAR governing documents (e.g., Bylaws, Policy Manual, etc.)
  • Oversight of professional standards, mediation and arbitration procedures
Professional Development Master Group
Responsible for helping CAAR members become more professional, ethical and successful. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Monitoring risk issues
  • Providing CAAR members with continuing education & single track post licensure classes
  • Designation course selection
  • Professional networking within the membership
  • Affiliate services and spring/fall education events
Public Affairs Master Group
Responsible for many aspects of the Association that involve public policy or real estate market conditions. Areas of responsibility include:
  • REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) & candidate review
  • Free Enterprise Forum partnership
  • Local issues advocacy
  • State issues advocacy (including REALTOR® Day on the Hill

Professional Standards Committee (no webpage available)
Responsible for enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Committee members serve on Grievance review, Ethical and Arbitration complaint hearing panels. Each committee member is required to attend one Professional Standards Road Show training session a year to maintain panel member status. Road Shows may provide CE credit for RCE designation or toward re-certification. This committee is a year-long commitment, but will only meet when needed. REALTOR® members only for this committee.

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